Notice Of Regular Meeting Of The Colorado River Board – Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The Colorado River Board of California will held a public meeting on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., at the Skyview 3 Room, Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, 3645 South Las Vegas Blvd, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Colorado River Board of California welcomes any comments from members of the public pertaining to items included on this agenda and related topics. Oral comments can be provided at the beginning of each Board meeting; while written comments may be sent to Mr. Peter Nelson, Chairperson, Colorado River Board of California, 770 Fairmont Avenue, Suite 100, Glendale, California, 91203-1068.

Requests for additional information may be directed to: Mr. Christopher S. Harris, Executive Director, Colorado River Board of California, 770 Fairmont Avenue, Suite 100, Glendale, CA 91203-1068, or 818-500-1625.

Regular Meeting
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
10:00 a.m.

At the discretion of the Board, all items appearing on this agenda, whether or not expressly listed for action, may be deliberated upon and may be subject to action by the Board. Items may not necessarily be taken up in the order shown.

1. Call to Order

2. Opportunity for the Public to Address the Board (Limited to 5 minutes)
In accordance with California Government Code, Section 54954.3(a)

3. Administration

a. Consideration and approval of the Minutes of the meeting held November 13, 2019 (Action)
b. Consideration and approval of the Proposed Calendar-Year 2020 Board meeting schedule (Action)
c. Review and consideration of Application for Lower Colorado Water Supply Project water (Action)

4. Water Supply and Operations Reports

a. Colorado River Basin Report
b. State and Local Reports

5. Agency End-of-Year Reports

6. Staff Reports regarding Colorado River Basin Programs

a. Salinity Control Program Update – Don Barnett, Executive Director, Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Forum
b. Basin States Climate and Hydrology Workgroup
c. Washington D.C. Updates, Sara Tucker, Natural Resource Results LLC
d. General announcements

7. Executive Session

An Executive Session may be held by the Board pursuant to provisions of Article 9 (commencing with Section 11120) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code and Sections 12516 and 12519 of the Water Code to discuss matters concerning interstate claims to the use of Colorado River system waters in judicial proceedings, administrative proceedings, and/or negotiations with representatives from other states or the federal government.

a. Litigation Update: Save the Colorado et al v. U.S. Department of the Interior; and David Bernhardt, Secretary of the Interior

8. Other Business

9. Future Agenda Items/Announcements

Next Scheduled Board Meeting:

January 15, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Sheraton Ontario Airport Hotel
Orchid Room
429 North Vineyard Avenue
Ontario, California 91764